(huī)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to wave
  2. brandish
  3. wield
  4. wipe away

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • huī > hui1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
发挥 fāhuī to bring (skill, talent, etc.) into play/to develop (an idea)
指挥 zhǐhuī to command/to conduct/commander
挥霍 huīhuò squander money without restraint/squander
发挥 fā huī to display/to exhibit/to bring out implicit or innate qualities/to express (a thought or moral)/to develop (an idea)/to elaborate (on a theme)
呼之即来,挥之即去 hū zhī jí lái, huī zhī jí qù to come when called (idiom)/ready and compliant/always at sb's beck and call
挥斥 huī chì to chide/to berate/energetic
挥斥方遒 huī chì fāng qiú full of vim
挥动 huī dòng to wave sth/to brandish
挥发 huī fā to volatilize/to vaporize/to evaporate (esp. at ordinary temperatures)/(in compound words) volatile
挥发性 huī fā xìng volatility/volatile
挥发性存储器 huī fā xìng cún chǔ qì volatile memory
挥发油 huī fā yóu volatile oil (in general)/gasoline
挥杆 huī gān swing (golf)
挥戈 huī gē to brandish a spear
挥汗 huī hàn to sweat profusely
挥翰 huī hàn (literary) to wield a writing brush
挥汗成雨 huī hàn chéng yǔ to drip with sweat/sweat poured off (him)
挥汗如雨 huī hàn rú yǔ to drip with sweat/sweat poured off (him)
挥毫 huī háo to write or draw with a brush/to put pen to paper/to write
挥毫洒墨 huī háo sǎ mò to wield a writing brush (idiom)
挥霍 huī huò to squander money/extravagant/prodigal/free and easy/agile
挥霍浪费 huī huò làng fèi to spend extravagantly/to squander
挥霍无度 huī huò wú dù extravagance/extravagant
挥金如土 huī jīn rú tǔ lit. to squander money like dirt (idiom)/fig. to spend money like water/extravagant
挥泪 huī lèi to shed tears/to be all in tears
挥洒 huī sǎ to sprinkle/to shed (tears, blood etc)/fig. free, unconstrained/to write in a free style
挥洒自如 huī sǎ zì rú (idiom) to do (sth) with great aplomb
挥师 huī shī in command of the army
挥手 huī shǒu to wave (one's hand)
挥舞 huī wǔ to brandish/to wave sth
挥之不去 huī zhī bù qù impossible to get rid of
挥麈 huī zhǔ to brandish
即兴发挥 jí xìng fā huī improvisation
借题发挥 jiè tí fā huī to use the current topic to put over one's own ideas/to use sth as a pretext to make a fuss
抗震救灾指挥部 Kàng zhèn Jiù zāi Zhǐ huī bù State Council Earthquake Relief Headquarters
弹指一挥间 tán zhǐ yī huī jiān in a flash (idiom)
瞎指挥 xiā zhǐ huī to give nonsensical instructions/to issue orders out of ignorance
一挥而就 yī huī ér jiù to finish (a letter, a painting) at a stroke
易挥发 yì huī fā volatile
指挥 zhǐ huī to conduct/to command/to direct/conductor (of an orchestra)/CL:個|个[gè]
指挥棒 zhǐ huī bàng baton
指挥部 zhǐ huī bù headquarters/command post
指挥官 zhǐ huī guān commander
指挥家 zhǐ huī jiā conductor (music)
指挥有方,人人乐从 zhǐ huī yǒu fāng, rén rén lè cóng Command right and you will be obeyed cheerfully. (idiom)
指挥者 zhǐ huī zhě conductor/director
指挥中心 zhǐ huī zhōng xīn command center
执行指挥官 zhí xíng zhǐ huī guān executing commander
总指挥部 zǒng zhǐ huī bù general headquarters

HSK 1

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HSK 3

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HSK 4

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HSK 5

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